If US President Donald Trump is not just another Trojan horse of the Neocon concept of Pax Americana, there are real chances to get rid of the US imperialism in the nearest future and to establish international relations on a more democratic foundation.
While the political objective of the Operation Allied Force was in principle achieved, the humanitarian dimension brought quite opposite results.
The Tomahawks are finally flying again – propelled by newspeak. 42 Tomahawks fired from a Sixth Fleet destroyer parked in Mare Nostrum, plus F-22s raising hell and Hellfires spouted by drones, that’s a neat mini-Shock and Awe to honor Caliph Ibrahim, aka Abu Bakr al -Baghdadi, self-declared leader of Islamic […]
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been honored with a prestigious truth-telling award by a group of former national security officials. Consortium News reports Snowden was awarded the Sam Adams Award by the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence, a group of former CIA and other intelligence officials. According to […]
In the closing days of WW II, Winston Churchill came up with a bizarre plan for a joint British-American attack on the USSR. When told the Russians would bombard the UK on a massive scale, the British PM quietly backed off. On May 8, 1945, as people everywhere celebrated the […]
Part I Part II Part III What else is in the third basket from Uncle Sam? The Russian Foreign Ministry report on human rights in the United States, along with other crimes, recorded numerous cases of police abuse. In January 2009, the American edition of the Emergency Medicine Journal published […]
Who has more rights to human rights? Washington believes that one of the achievements of its propaganda and diplomatic machinery was that after a meeting in Helsinki in 1975, they managed to make the so-called «third basket» in the main placed emphasis on human rights. Decade after decade, the United […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech at the 43rd Munich Conference on Security Policy in 2007 where he charged the US with building a unipolar world at the cost of “frequently illegitimate actions” and “new human tragedies” is hardly forgotten by NATO. A key point that loomed through that energetic delivery […]
While talking of the great triumph over Nazis in World War II, discussing the global impact of the Soviet people’s victory, and saying that it irreversibly transformed the world, we often fail to appreciate the extent of heroism of Soviet soldiers and the proportions of the changes it helped to […]
ORIENTAL REVIEW on Political Trust and Human Deception So far the most tangible outcome of notorious ‘Reset’ of the US-Russian relations (or perezagruzka, another Russian word of the global outreach) announced by foreign ministers last year was the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START III). As a reminder it limits […]
Yuliya CHMELENKO (Russia) We very often take in information without thinking about where it comes from or why it was produced. Unfortunately, that is the way things stand today with news of events in the Middle East—some things we hear about in distorted form, and some things we do not […]
Peter CHAMBERLIN (USA) In Kyrgyzstan, we see the democratic-revolutionary counterpart to America’s “intelligence-driven wars”—rumor-driven confrontations. It can be clearly seen in the so-called “ethnic-conflict” in southern Kyrgyzstan, where ethnic and cultural differences are being amplified by unknown forces firing machine guns from untagged vehicles, young women and old ladies screaming […]